Mer L.'s blog

Teens R Crafty: Holiday Edition

snowpeopleJoin us in the Teen Zone on Thursday, December 9 @ 4:30 pm to make a holiday-themed craft to give to your friends or a family member (or maybe even keep for yourself).
 
Are you a crafty teen and have ideas on other great projects we can make in the library? Leave us a comment, e-mail me, call or visit us at Freeman, or consider joining the Freeman Teen Advisory Board!
 
Flickr CC: snowpeople Photo by: michelleness
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It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like…Winter in Houston

leaf, snow and iceWith weather reports showing that temperatures will be dropping, I’ve been in the mood to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa. The list below includes books that take place in winter, in cold places, or just remind me of the cold. Brrr!
 

Mer’s Winter Picks

 

Tayshas Spotlight: Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror!

The Tayshas Reading List for 2011 was recently released and there are some great titles this year! The TAYSHAS Reading List promotes recreational reading for teens in 9th – 12th grades. Check out some of these great fantasy, horror, and science fiction reads or the entire 2011 Reading List

Freeman Teen Advisory Board

Freeman TAB Members

Are you opinionated? Are you creative? Do you want to earn volunteer hours? Do you like food? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re the perfect candidate for the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Our next meeting is Monday, November 29th @ 4:30 pm in the first floor Meeting Room.

What exactly is TAB, you might ask? The Freeman TAB provides an excellent leadership opportunity to local teens, who provide input on Library programming and events, Library materials, and marketing. TAB members also participate in special volunteer and community-oriented projects.

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2011 Texas Lone Stars

lone star belt buckleThe Lone Star list is released each year by the Young Adult Round Table of the Texas Library Association to highlight exceptional recreational reading titles for tweens and teens in grades 6-8. There are some great reads, as always, on this year’s list. What have you read? What are you happy made the list? If you were to make a list of your top books from 2010, what would you include?
 

2011 Lone Star List

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